Affiliated professor at UH Manoa dies from COVID-19


HONOLULU (KHON2) — Three have died linked to COVID-19 in just one week in Hawaii. The latest was a botanist on Oahu.

According to the UH Manoa College of Natural Sciences, Art Whistler was an affiliated professor of botany.

“Our deepest condolences to his family and friends. Whistler had a brilliant academic career and was held in highest regard by his colleagues and coworkers. He will be sorely missed,” wrote college officials.

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